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October 11, 2013
Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize
OSLO (Reuters) - The global chemical weapons watchdog charged with overseeing destruction of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile during a civil war won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
October 11, 2013 - 6:40am
September 16, 2013
Chemical weapons deal wins time for Syria's Assad but at a cost
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons bargain with Russia and the United States offers another political and military lifeline to the Syrian president, just two years after he was dismissed in Washington as a "dead man walking".
September 16, 2013 - 7:05am
September 10, 2013
Syria seeks reprieve from U.S. strikes with Russia plan
AMMAN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Syria accepted a Russian proposal on Tuesday to give up chemical weapons and win a reprieve from U.S. military strikes, while its jets returned to the sky to bomb rebel positions in Damascus for the first time since the West threatened force.
September 10, 2013 - 12:03pm
Syria backs chemical weapons plan, bombs Damascus
PARIS/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syria accepted a Russian proposal on Tuesday to give up chemical weapons and win a reprieve from U.S. strikes, while its warplanes bombed rebel positions in Damascus for the first time since the West threatened military action.
September 10, 2013 - 8:04am
September 9, 2013
Syria's Assad denies chemical weapons use; U.S. presses case for strike
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied that he was behind a chemical weapons attack on the Syrian people, as the White...
September 9, 2013 - 7:18am
September 8, 2013
U.S.: Proven link of Assad to gas attack lacking
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House asserted Sunday that a "common-sense test" dictates the Syrian government is responsible for a chemical weapons attack that President Barack Obama says demands a U.S. military response. But Obama's top aide says the administration lacks "irrefutable,...
September 8, 2013 - 11:40pm
August 30, 2013
U.S. says Syrian chemical attack killed 1,429
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Edging toward a retaliatory strike, the Obama administration bluntly accused the Syrian government of Bashar Assad on Friday...
August 30, 2013 - 1:04pm
August 26, 2013
Kerry: Chemical arms use in Syria an 'obscenity'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry declared Monday that there was "undeniable" evidence of a large-scale chemical weapons attack...
August 26, 2013 - 3:12pm
Gunmen shoot at weapons experts' vehicle in Damascus: U.N
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Unidentified snipers shot at and damaged a vehicle being used by U.N. chemical weapons investigators in Damascus on Monday as they sought to reach the site of a suspected poison gas attack, a U.N. spokesman said. "The first vehicle of the Chemical Weapons Investigation...
August 26, 2013 - 7:12am
April 30, 2013
Obama: U.S. still not sure who used chemical weapons
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in the two-year-old civil war. By JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent...
April 30, 2013 - 2:17pm
April 25, 2013
U.S. says Syria used chemical weapons
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. intelligence has concluded "with some degree of varying confidence" that the Syrian government has twice used chemical weapons in its fierce civil war, the White House and other top administration officials said Thursday. By ROBERT BURNS and JULIE PACE Associated...
April 25, 2013 - 12:06pm